Crossroads Systems Files Patent Infringement Suits Against Tandberg, Dell, and Huawei

Crossroads Systems Files Patent Infringement Suits Against Tandberg, Dell, and 
Huawei 
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 11/26/13 --  Crossroads Systems, Inc.
(NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data archive solutions, filed
complaints against Tandberg Data Corporation, Dell, Inc., Huawei
Technologies Co. Ltd., Huawei Enterprise USA Inc., and Huawei
Technologies USA Inc. in the federal district court in Austin, Texas,
alleging infringement of U.S. Patents 6,425,035; 7,051,147; and
7,934,041. Crossroads seeks monetary damages and an injunction.  
Crossroads asserts that Tandberg has incorporated Crossroads'
patented technology into Tandberg's BizNAS family of devices, DPS1000
Series Virtual Tape Libraries, and DPS2000 Series Network-Attached
Data Protection Solution. Crossroads asserts that the Huawei entities
have incorporated Crossroads' patented technology into Huawei's
OceanStor S2200T Storage System, OceanStor S6800T Storage System, and
OceanStor T Series Unified Storage Systems. Crossroads asserts that
Dell has incorporated Crossroads' patented technology into Dell's
PowerVault MD3200i, MD3600i and MD3600f systems. 
The asserted patents cover technology that is fundamental to secure
and efficient access to network storage systems. The asserted patents
are part of Crossroads' '972 Patent Family. Since 2001, Crossroads
has licensed the '972 Patent Family to more than 40 companies and
received in excess of $60 million in license and settlement revenue. 
"The success of our licensing program shows the industry recognizes
the value of our '972 Patent Family," said Richard K. Coleman, Jr.,
President and CEO at Crossroads Systems. "Crossroads has invested
millions of dollars developing and protecting the technology covered
by our patents. We're committed to protecting our shareholders by
pursuing those remaining companies who -- like Tandberg, Dell, and
Huawei -- continue to use our patented technology without a license." 
About Crossroads Systems 
 Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS) is
a global provider of data archive solutions. Through the innovative
use of new technologies, Crossroads delivers customer-driven
solutions that enable proactive data security, advanced data
archiving, optimized performance and significant cost-savings.
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Austin, TX, Crossroads has been
awarded more than 100 patents and has been honored with numerous
industry awards for data archiving, storage and protection. Visit
www.crossroads.com.  
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Jennifer Crane 
Crossroads Systems 
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